New character braves new trails as she champions family, kindness, and respect
To celebrate Corinne™, American Girl is supporting AAPI Youth Rising—a nonprofit led by Asian American and Pacific Islander youth and allies with a mission to turn small actions into positive change
MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, American Girl, a cornerstone in the Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) portfolio of purposeful brands, kicked off the new year with the unveil of its 2022 Girl of the Year, Corinne Tan. Growing up with her Chinese American family in Aspen, Colorado, Corinne loves hitting the slopes, being a big sister, and training her new puppy to be a search-and-rescue dog. Although surefooted and brave on the mountain, Corinne must find her balance as she adjusts to her new blended family and the courage to speak up when faced with xenophobic comments. Through Corinne’s stories, young readers learn that home means being surrounded by the people they love and to be proud of who they are, while advocating for positive change.